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    Mendeley Alternatives

    Mendeley is described as 'helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing and sharing research papers and generating bibliographies with 1GB of free online storage to automatically back up and synchronize your library' and is a very popular app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Mendeley for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mendeley are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Polar (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source) and BibSonomy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 20, 2021

    1. PocketBib is a BibTeX library reader for academics on the go. With PocketBib you can search, browse and read the papers in your BibTeX library, and synchronise them over Dropbox with BibDesk or JabRef on your computer.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Firefox
      Your free Webtop document harvester. With OutWit Docs you will find text documents, datasheets, PDF files, presentations from multiple online sources


      • FreeProprietary
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      • Firefox
      OutWit Images: Your sleek, easy-to-use online image browser. With OutWit Images, you can automatically explore Web pages or search engine results for pictures and easily create, save, and share your collections or view them as full-screen slideshows.
      • FreeProprietary
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      ProMeta 3.0 is a professional statistical software for conducting meta-analysis. It is developed in 2015 by Internovi. Java is required to run ProMeta 3.0.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      A free open-source Android application for viewing your Zotero Libraries.
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    2. PaperShip is an iPad, iPhone, and Mac application designed to give you access to your Mendeley / Zotero library on-the-go. You will enjoy annotating your PDFs with highlights, notes, free text, drawings and much more!.
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      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      RAx helps researchers with literature review and analysis, critical reading, finding insight/educational resources, organizing, and collaboration. RAx’s AI-enabled features help you with resource exploration, literature review, critical reading, collaboration, and organizing.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Bibfilex is a free bibliographic manager for GNU/Linux, Windows and OS X. It's useful to create and to manage archives of bibliographical items (books, articles, etc.) with possible attachments of any kind according to Biblatex structure and rules.
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    3. Mick Schroeder’s automatic citation generator. Create a bibliography from a URL, PubMed ID, DOI, ISBN, etc… Style with AMA, APA, APA, NLM, + 9000 more.
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      • iPad
      ResearcherPRO has been designed to help researchers and anyone who is interested in reading papers, in facilitating many operations such as discover them, organize them, sync them and note taking on them.

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